EVA


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EVA

abbr.
extravehicular activity

EVA

abbreviation for
(Astronautics) extravehicular activity
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DOWN among the grass and fragrant clover lay little Eva by the brook-side, watching the bright waves, as they went singing by under the drooping flowers that grew on its banks.
Eva looked with wonder on their gay faces and bright garments, and in the joy of her heart sang too, and threw crimson fruit for the little folks to feast upon.
"Gladly would I go with you, dear Fairies," said Eva, "but I cannot sail in your little boat.
Then the Elves laughed gayly, as they folded their arms about her, saying, "You are a good child, dear Eva, to fear doing harm to those weaker than yourself.
Clare," said the little one, "though papa and everybody else call me Eva. Now, what's your name?"
"Then I mean to call you Uncle Tom, because, you see, I like you," said Eva. "So, Uncle Tom, where are you going?"
"My papa can buy you," said Eva, quickly; "and if he buys you, you will have good times.
The boat here stopped at a small landing to take in wood, and Eva, hearing her father's voice, bounded nimbly away.
Eva Denison was her name, and she cannot have been more than nineteen years of age.
The faults which are most exasperating in another are, of course, one's own faults; and I confess that I was very critical of Eva Denison's criticisms.
Yet, when I write of Eva Denison, I am like to let my pen outrun my tale.
In the forecastle a voice is humming a song of Eva Denison's that has caught the fancy of the men; the young girl who sang it so sweetly not twenty minutes since who sang it again and again to please the crew she alone is at war with our little world she alone would head a mutiny if she could.